How to promote a Maschine to Domain Controller on Windows
This is the first part of a complete manual Fail Safe Installation guidance on Windows Server 2008 R2.
In this document I will guide you through the steps with screenshots how you can turn a PC (let it be Virtual or Physical) to a Domain Controller.
- Install Active Directory Domain Services 'Server Role'
- Domain Controller Promotion
In the below picture I used 'at.mordor' as a domain. The other two maschines will be placed into this.
In the below screen please choose 'Yes'. Currently this maschine had only 1 IP address assigned by the DHCP server.
- After the installation finishes anbd the maschine restart itself. This maschine is ready to serve as a Domain Controller